The lesser known fact is that there is nothing much a resume can do. Your resume can be packed with impressive stats, design elements that the employer is looking for but it still gets rejected. To avoid this situation, it is important to show the employer that you have more than the bullet points in your resume. You will have to share the extra information in your cover letter in such a way that it strengthens your resume in a positive way. Cover letters will give you the opportunities that your resume will not.
However, usually while writing a cover letter people tend to make some mistakes, which put their letter straight away in the trash can. Here are some tips that one must consider while writing a cover letter:
Here is a general labor cover letter that you can refer to.
Your Contact Information
364 Hopkins Street
E-mail id: email@example.com
Employer Contact Information
Ms. Melody Downs
347 Novotel Drive
Dear Ms. Downs,
I would like to apply for the position of General Labor, which has been vacated recently at your organization. I am aware of the fact that, as a general labor I will have to work with different tasks and I am ready to do whatever work or demands of my supervisors are at JKF Services.
Below is a short summary that will illustrate my qualifications and skills, which I will be offering to your organization:
It always takes people at the entry level to make the company fully functional. I am confident that, I will be able to bring my talents to your organization and my skills will be highly beneficial to JKF Services.
I would be more than happy to meet you and discuss my background in detail and tell you more about my skills. If you want you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 874-274-2846.
Always look for cues in the job advertisement. Study the ad carefully and check what the employer is looking for. Whenever you write a cover letter make sure that it is in response to the ad's intent. Check for spelling mistakes and grammatical errors and you are good to go!